He is a stand-up comedian, an actor, a screenwriter, a producer, a director, a singer and a musician too. Phew!!!...That was some list. Being an inheritor of such an immaculate talent, Lawrence’s is a priceless person. And if we look from monetary angles, then also, your eyes will be ogling out. This is something what we call, making it large! Let’s see how?
Martin Lawrence Net Worth 2017 + Biography
Full Name - Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence, named after Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy
D.O.B - 16th April 1965
Place of Birth - Frankfurt, Germany (then, West Germany)
Spouse (s) - Patricia Southall (1995-97) and Shamika Gibbs (1997 – present)
Favorite Brand - Dolce and Gabbana
Net Worth - $112 Million
Now that we have discussed about his amassed fortune, let us have a slight look as to from where it all started. Martin’s first stint at acting came back in 1987, when he appeared at The Improv. For the next two years, he kept appearing on various talent show and other TV soaps.
His show What’s Happening Now, where he appeared as gig and a standup comedian garnered rave reviews and very much popular among the folklore. This was the point where he carved a niche for himself as a comedian. He also starred in his own television series, Martin which was again a major hit.
His debut on the big screen came in 1989 when he starred in Do the Right Thing. He was gaining immense popularity by then. But, his Midas touch came in 1995 when he did Bad Boys. The film went on to become a major hit and as they say, the rest is history.
I the meanwhile, he also released his music album too titled, Funk it.
His talent has been rewarded way too many times as he has been awarded the Outstanding Lead Actor in Comedy Series consecutively in 1995 and 1996. Moreover, he has also won the BET Comedy Award in 2005.
Breakdown of the Martin Lawrence Net Worth
Martin Lawrence latest net worth has been calculated to be around US$112 Million. He is known as a stand-up comedian, an actor, a director, a singer and a musician and his accumulated wealth speaks for his diversified genius.
Such a colossal amount, and you would be eager to know as to from where Lawrence has accumulated it. Lawrence owes a major share of his net worth to his income from films. You would be surprised to know that even if his films are not critically acclaimed, then also they do business to the tunes of millions.
For instance, his movies such as College Road Trip, Back to America and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins did a cumulative business of around $25,000,000. So, you can well imagine as to how much loved Lawrence is and he certainly has an idea or two as to how to cash in on his popularity.
What is Martin Lawrence annual income?
His total wealth since the turn of the decade has been on a consistent rise. While his net worth in 2010 was in the window of $50-60 Million, his net worth in 2013 was calculated to be about $79 Million. And, I am sure you would be amazed to know that for the last two years, Martin’s wealth has not gone below the $110 Million mark.
His movies such as Blue Streak, Black Knight and Bad Boys have done a business of more than $20 Million each. What adds to the ratio is that these movies were launched before 10 years. And still, they went on to do such great commerce.
How much is Martin Lawrence income from endorsements and TV shows?
Moreover, Martin Lawrence has a no of endorsements under his pen, so he earns about $15-20 Million each year from those endorsements as well. Adding to the list, Martin is a stand-up comedian too and his demand is perpetual. He charges about $50,000 for a single show.
What assets Martin Lawrence has?
By now, you might have got an idea that Martin is no saint and he won’t be living anywhere which is not living up to his image and demands. After all, he can buy almost anything.
Where he lives? Martin’s House
He has a capacious mansion in Beverly Hills which is no less than a royal palace which has a neo classical architectural form. It houses a Jacuzzi, a spa, a tennis court, a gym among many other luxuries. The property alone commands a price of $27 Million.
What Cars he drives?
When it comes to cars, he Martin believes in quality rather quantity, Currently his garage houses:
Plymouth Barracuda of 1967 make.
Aston Martin V12 Zagato.
Ferrari 458 Italia.
Martin has got quite a taste for clothing. And, he invests a lot in the upkeep of his wardrobe. His favorite brand is Dolce and Gabbana.
Health Issues with Martin Lawrence
As they say, life is not a bed of roses; it’s not even for Martin as he suffers from occasional hysteria. He goes in to some instantaneous fits of rage provocative to anything. His condition deteriorates so much that he goes in to coma as well. Once, his temperature was recorded to be 107 F which can prove fatal.
So, this is what we could tell you about Mr. Martin Lawrence wealth. He has made his own destiny and his fame and wealth act as a testament to this very fact.
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